Village of Morton

Welcome to the Pumpkin Capital of the World! The Village of Morton is home to Nestle USA, maker of the world’s top-selling canned pumpkin, Libby’s Pumpkin. What holiday dinner is complete without a pumpkin pie made from Libby’s? This quaint, peaceful village is rapidly building its image as an up-and-coming foodie destination. 

Try Kemp 208 for a relaxed, family-friendly dining experience while staying true to a modern perspective and an intricate focus to detail. Boasting an upscale menu, Kemp 208 brings the freshest ingredients to the food they serve, along with a dynamic wine, beer and spirits collection. Or grab some friends and visit Seasons Gastropub for an eclectic menu and a seemingly endless beer, wine and cocktail list. Seasons is the perfect place to enjoy a breezy summer night with live music on their outdoor patio. For a more classy, upscale option, try Ūnum Fine Wine & Whiskey Lounge.  Sip their artisan cocktails inspired by the prohibition era while you marvel at their entrancing backlit wine wall.

The 2021 Morton Pumpkin Festival - Pumpkins, Tailgates, & Traditions

While the 2021 Morton Pumpkin Festival will be a little different than in past years, we're all still excited to honor fall traditions and attend the 55th Pumpkin Festival: Pumpkins, Tailgates, & Traditions. The official dates for Pumpkins, Tailgates, & Traditions are Wednesday, September 15 - Saturday, September 18. Head over to the Morton Pumpkin Festival's website for more info and stay tuned for a schedule of events!

The events will be reimagined using the Restore Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity guidelines and with the input of the Tazewell County Health Department, Village of Morton and Morton Police Department. This is a continually evolving situation and the festival is following local, state and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of our community and guests. Please be respectful of other individuals and families and please follow the guidelines that are listed for the event to make a fun and safe experience for everyone involved. 

2021 Morton Pumpkin Festival Flags